Latest News from the Partnership for Food Safety Education

PFSE Welcomes Stephanie Darilus

PFSE is kicking off 2022 with a new addition to our dedicated team! Stephanie Darilus recently joined the Partnership as the new Development Manager. PFSE Community Engagement Manager Katie Weston talks to Stephanie about who inspired her to have the career she has today and what she loves about making crafts.

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Five Food Safety Resolutions for 2022

A resolution is a course of action that you have decided on and are determined to complete. For 2022, why not try making some food safety resolutions? Reducing your household’s risk of food poisoning through proper hand hygiene, safe food handling, and food storage, will pay off with many benefits, including reducing risk of other bacterial or viral diseases. Now is a great time to commit the entire family to consistent practice of food safety basics…

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Sweet Treats, Healthy Eats!

‘Tis the season for baking! Sweet treats — cookies, cakes and pies — are delicious traditional goodies for winter holiday celebrations. According to NCSolutions, household spending on sweet and dessert items and baking supplies were 20% greater in the first two weeks of November than at the same time last year. Many Americans love baking at home. But not everyone is aware that mishandling raw batter or raw dough can be risky to their families’ health — especially for children! These important tips will help…

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Texas 4-H Food Challenge Inspires Students

Julie Gardner, Ph.D. has been an Extension Agent, and now an Extension Specialist, with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension for over 25 years. During her time with the extension, she’s had the opportunity to participate in and develop numerous programs but her “favorite activity to do with youth” is the “4-H Food Challenge.” Julie graciously took the time to sit down and share with PFSE staff about the 4-H Food Challenge and what makes it so special.

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